Unexpected by whom?
One may ask, how is it that "experts" or economists get it wrong practically every time?
Well, who do they work for? The news agencies that select them as "experts" perhaps?
And who do the news agencies work for? Their advertisers perhaps?
And how interested do you think GM would be in dropping a million dollar ad spot, pimping the new 2012 Chevy Tahoe or some such, into the middle of a news broadcast reporting 1) Current manifestations of climate change 2) Mounting resource depletion 3) and the generally crappy/negative outlook for the world economy?
No wonder the American people are so clueless. They've been sold.
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